Book Group

Book Group regular meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in different members’ homes, with potluck and discussion, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Annual dues are $2, payable at your first meeting in cash or stamps. Members receive postal mailings and monthly email reminders for the upcoming meeting. New members always welcome. Contact Lissa Ganter, 253-1337, for more information.

Reading List for 2018-2019


July 18, A Pale View of the Hills (novel) by Kazuo Ishiguro, at Kessie Warlow-Harry’s in Chesterfield


August 15, The Crucible (play) by Arthur Miller, at Rebecca Phelps’ summer house Monterey


September 19, American Pastoral (novel) by Phillip Roth, at Claire Huttlinger & Doreen Weinberger’s in Florence


October 17, The Shepherds Life (memoir) by James Rebanks, at Lissa Ganter’s in Amherst


November 14 (2nd Wednesday),  Human Voices (novel) by Penelope Fitzgerald, at Emily Wojcik’s in Leeds


December 19,  Aetherial Worlds: Stories (short stories) by Tatyana Tolstoya, at Marjorie Seneschal’s in Northampton


January 16, 2019, Sing, Unburied, Sing (novel) by Jesmyn Ward, at Linda Ssmith’s in Amherst


February 20, LoveSong: Becoming a Jew (autobiography) by Julius Lester, at Tilli Friedrich’s in Holyoke


March 20, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing (nonfiction), by Daniel H. Pink, at Carla Cooke’s in Northampton


April 17, The Wine-Lover’s Daughter: A Memoir by Anne Fadiman, at Marylou Dodge’s in Easthampton


May 15, Lincoln in the Bardo (novel) by George Saunders, at Molly Goodwin’s in Easthampton


June 19, Selection and planning for 2018-2019 at Louise Walton’s in Northampton